Reminiscent of nuts
* 1997 , Mary Jo Plutt, Prevention's Stop Dieting and Lose Weight Cookbook , Rodale, ISBN 0875964699,
Barmy, crazy, mad.
- Brown rice has had only its outer hull removed, leaving it with a beige color and a a pleasantly nutty flavor.
In sense “insane”, similar to nuts, but more limited and somewhat milder: nutty means “eccentric, insane”, while “nuts” can mean either “insane” or “enthused, agitated” (“the crowd went nuts”), for which “nutty” is not used: *“the crowd went nutty”.
* nuts, squirrelly
* See also
A person who gathers nuts.
(informal) An eccentric, insane, crazy or reckless person.
A person who is obsessed with something.
* loony, nut, nutcase